Global Warming

Temperatures rising, ocean waters going over their banks, glaciers melting, and carbon dioxide (CO2) levels continuing to rise. All of these horrific conditions are predicted to take place in the 21st Century, if is not stopped. Could we expect these types of conditions in the next few years or so? On the other hand, is a theory and a bad theory at that? The hypothesis of this paper is that if any exists, it is not a result of Industrial revolution, and overall it will be beneficial to man kind.
Why did I choose this topic? There are two sides and this is the other side of the debate, which is rarely discussed in the media. If anything comes from this project, it is a hope that ...

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been in tandem with carbon dioxide level highs and lows, this does not seem to be a mere coincidence.
Carbon dioxide currently accounts for 0.03% of the gas content within the atmosphere. However, it has a disproportionate impact on the earth's temperature. Thus, minor fluctuations in the percentage of atmospheric carbon dioxide will likely have a significant effect on the global temperature. The percentage of atmospheric carbon dioxide has risen over the past century at an alarming rate. Industrial civilization essentially driven by fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gasoline all major contributors to the raise in carbon dioxide emissions. Deforestation also releases carbon dioxide via burning and exposing the soil to sunlight. Also, since trees are a major factor in the natural processing of carbon dioxide, needing it to make up their mass, when they are cut down they can no longer serve to absorb carbon dioxide. Our practices are altering the environment and endangering society ...

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which, at the time, seemed like the manifest destiny of civilization: to plow from one coast to the other. The wheels of transformation were set into motion long ago and they are far from slowing down. The consumption patterns of the industrial age will continue to grind for some time and place even greater demands upon all related resources in the meantime.
Even if we change our practices in time to avoid instantaneous climatic disturbances, the lessons of ecological history show that society and the environment continually alters each other regardless of the global warming phenomenon. The environment may initially shape the range of choices available to people at a given moment, but ...

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Added: 10/3/2007 11:18:36 PM
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